Despite our best intentions, a lot of the paper, plastic, and metal we recycle ends up in the dump. There are many reasons why it gets there, but it mostly boils down to misconceptions about the recycling process. So how can we avoid these errors? Just listen to the people who sort and shred our recyclables.
The recycling plant workers of the world recently took to Reddit to explain how to recycle better. They went over the common mistakes that people make, and shared surprising info on what is and isn't recyclable. Check out some of their best advice below: